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Barbados. 1998 ‘Production of Licence or Permit.’ Firearms Act 1998, Chapter 179; Section 27. Bridgetown: Government of Barbados. 1 November

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Production of Licence or Permit

27. (1) A police officer may demand from any person who is, or who he has reason to believe is, in possession of a firearm or ammunition the production forthwith by that person of the licence or permit under this Act authorising the possession by that person of that firearm or ammunition.

(2) If a person who is in possession of a firearm or ammunition fails
(a) to produce the licence or permit in question in accordance with a demand made of him under subsection (1); or
(b) to satisfy the police officer that he is excused or exempted by or under this Act from having such a licence or permit, the police officer may seize the firearm or ammunition and require that person to declare to him immediately his name and address.

(3) Where a person who is found by a police officer in possession of a firearm or ammunition asserts that he has a licence or permit in respect of the firearm or ammunition but does not have it with him at the time a demand is made of him under subsection (1), he shall name to the police officer who made the demand a police station at which he elects to produce the licence or permit; and he shall produce the licence or permit within 24 hours from the time when the demand was made.

(4) A person who fails to declare his name and address in accordance with subsection (2) or to produce a licence or permit in accordance with subsection (3) is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $5 000 or to imprisonment for 2 years or to both such fine and imprisonment.

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